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Recorded in
»abbaye de Noirlac«
June 5th 2011
 
     
     
Michel Godard | Soyeusement - Live in Noirlac
     
     
 

SIDE1
01. LES EFFETS DE MANCHE
02. PANE CAIENTE
03. GORROPU
04. A TRACE OF GRACE

SIDE 2
01. SOYEUSEMENT
02. ARRÊT SUR IMAGE
03. VILLA ERBA
04. BEAUTIFUL LOVE


 
     
     
 

Michel Godard - serpent, bass
Gavino Murgia - saxophone, voice
Fanny, Paccoud - violin
Bruno Helstroffer - theorbo
Steve Swallow - bass

 
     
     
  2011 sommelier du son, SDS 0015-1  
     


     
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Recorded in
»abbaye de Noirlac«
June 1-4 2011
 
     
     
Michel Godard | MONTEVERDI
     
     
 

01. L'incoronazione di Poppea: Pur ti miro
02. L'Abbesse
03. Soyeusement
04. A trace of grace
05. Zefiro torna e di soavi accenti, SV 251
06. Prelude in F major
07. Roma
08. Les effets de manches
09. Pianto della Madona, SV 288
10. Doppo il lamento
11. Si dolce e'l tormento, SV 332
12. Doppo il tormento
13. L'incoronazione di Poppea: Oblivion soave

 
     
     
 

Michel Godard - serpent, bass
Guillemette Laurens - voice
Gavino Murgia - saxophone, voice
Fanny, Paccoud - violin
Bruno Helstroffer - theorbo
Steve Swallow - bass

 
     
     
  2011 Carpe Diem records, CD-16286  
     


     
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Recorded in
new sound Studio
September 2-3 2010
 
     
     
Michel Godard | Le Sonnet Oublie'
     
     
 

01. Le Sonnet Oublie
02. Anicca
03. Les Tendres
04. Terra Lontana
05. Sur L'echelle Des Spheres
06. Samadeni
07. Un Amore
08. Ferma L'ali
09. In Paradisum

 
     
     
 

Michel Godard - bass tuba, serpent, eb
Roberto Martinelli - as, ss
Francesco D'Auria - ds, per, hang

 
     
     
  2011 Alessio Brocca, BA 301 CD  
     

 

     
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Recorded in
»abbaye de Noirlac«
May 26-28 2010
Mixed by Ludovic Lanen
 
     
     
Michel Godard | IVRESSES
     
     
 

01. Si Dolce E'L Tormento
02. Autres Voluptes
03. Ivresses
04. Deker
05. Il Vino Solitario
06. In Vino
07. Syrah
08. A Monk'S Clavelin
09. Bourguignone
10. Sons,Voix, Midi Rouge Et Carignan
11. Dommages
12. In Paradisum

 
     
     
 

Michel Godard - serpent, basse, tuba
Franck Tortiller - vibraphone, marimba
Patrice Héral - Percusions, voix, électronique

Recorded by Ludovic Lanen

 
     
     
  2011 yellowbird-records; 7718  
     

 

     
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Recorded by Thomas Schmidt at Großer Sendesaal SWR Stuttgart, April 4th, 2010
 
     
     
Michel Godard, Patrick Bebelaar | dedications
     
     
 

1. Natuschkas Song, 3:43
2. One For Vince, 3:21 
3. Kiwus, 4:44 
4. Anniversary Song, 3:26 
5. Keep At It, 4:45 
6. Archangelika, 7:20
7. Philtre, 6:15
8. Pantheon, 4:21
9. Round Midnight / The Lion Sleeps Tonight, 11:54
10. Ferma L´Ali, 2:38

 
     
     
 

Michel Godard (tuba, guitar)
Patrick Bebelaar (piano)

 
     
     
  2011 Intuition Records  
     

 

     
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Recorded: May 13-15, 2009, Abbaye de Noirlac, France
 
     
     
Michel Godard | LE CONCERT DES PARFUMS
     
     
 

1. improvisation (1´47)
2. Ambre (3´42)
3. Impermanece (5´08)
4. improvisation (2´06)
5. Archangelica (4´29)
6. improvisation (3´53)
7. improvisation (2´04)
8. Nebia del baix camp (5´49)
9. improvisation (1´42)
10. Iconoclaste (1´55)
11. Allemande (3´09)
12. Trace de Renaissance (5´34)
13. improvisation (3´32)
14. La ligne d'ombre (5´57)
15. improvisation (1´35)
16. Ferma l'ali (5´26)
17. improvisation (3´59)

 
     
     
  Michel Godard - serpent, bass
Gavino Murgia - voice, saxophone
Gérard Marais - guitar
Patrice Héral - percussion
Sébastien Marq - recorder
 
     
     
  CARPE DIEM RECORDS, 2009; CD-16277  
     

 

     
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Recorded on 5, 6, 7 February 2007 in Grenoble (France) at the Salle Olivier Messiaen.
 
     
     
Michel Godard | Archangelica
     
     
 

1. L´or des tenebres (4´31)
2. Enfant trouve (5´23)
3. Archangelica (7´23)
4. Les couleurs du desir (5´38)
5. Comme une pluie (4´17)
6. L´ombre d´or (5´37)
7. Three together (7´18)
8. Senza tremmore (5´54)
9. In tenebrosis (3´38)
10. Entrelacs et tours de bras (5´10)

 
     
     
  Michel Godard - tuba, serpent
L'Atelier Des Musiciens Du Louvre-Grenoble
Maria Pia De Vito - vocals
Freddy Eichelberger - harpsichord
Gerard Marais - guitar
Franck Tortiller - vibes
Patrice Heral - percussion
Mirella Giardelli - organ
 
     
     
  CAM Jazz (Italy), 2008; CAMJ 7806-2  
     

 

     
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Michel Godard/Gavino Murgia | Deep
     
     
 

1. Ambre (5´18)
2. Adarre (5´12)
3. Gorropu (4´29)
4. Chloris (3´47)
5. Deep (3´50)
6. Pane Caiente (5´10)
7. Abba Mama (5´06)
8. choying (5´10)
9. Intrighinu (4´04)
10. Les Sorcières (4´33)
11. Anninia (5´03)

 
     
     
 

Michel Godard - tuba, serpent
Gavino Murgia - voice, soprano saxophone
Walter Quintus - sound

 
     
     
  Intuition Music; INT 3415 2  
     

 

     
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Recorded in December 2005 in Ludwigsburg (Germany) at Bauer Studios; Engineer: Johannes Wohlleben
 
     
     
Michel Godard | Impertinance
     
     
 

1. Les Sorcieres (5´20)
2. Mona (5´57)
3. La Belle Vie (4´44)
4. Impertinance (6´04)
5. Mojo (6´34)
6. Luiza Blanca (4´42)
7. A 627 (2´31)
8. Do You Loveliness 2? (5´25)
9. Mahleur, Mahleur (2´35)
10. Archangelica (4´00)
11. Claret (4´57)
12. Serpent Et Sonnailles (4´51)
13. Les Charmes (3´44)

 
     
     
 

Michel Godard - tba/serpent
Patrice Heral - drums/perc
Franck Tortiller - vib/marimba

 
     
     
  CamJazz, CAMJ 7792-2, 2005  
     

 

     
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Recorded January 10-12, 2005 at Tonstudio Bauer, Ludwigsburg (Germany).
 
     
     
Michel Godard | Cousins Germains
     
     
 

1. Visite (5’31)
2. Nutty's Cousin (5’04)
3. Nutty's Cousin (Reprise) (1’20)
4. Sur l'échelle des sphères (5’45)
5. Luna Nera (5’18)
6. Cross Culture(7’15)
7. Pastorale (5’02)
8. Deep Memories (6’57)
9. Le feu et l'eau (4’50)
10. Beautiful Love (5’06)
11. Alla Ciaccona (4’37)

 
     
     
 

Michel Godard - tuba, serpent
Christof Lauer - soprano and tenor saxophone
Wolfgang Puschnig - alto saxophone, flute
Herbert Joos - trumpet, flugelhorn
Franck Tortiller - vibraphone, marimba
Wolfgang Reisinger - drums

 
     
     
  Creazioni Artistiche Musicali / CAM Jazz (Italy) CAMJ 7770-2 [CD] (2005)  
     

 

     
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release date 11/2003
 
     
     
Michel Godard, Dave Bargeron | TubaTubaTu
     
     
 

1 Owww (4´35)
2 Passamezzo (5´10)
3 Sweet Georgia Brown (4´55)
4 Choro Loco (4´14)
5 Clara C (4´57)
6 Pultaney Bridge (6´50)
7 Murmure (5´07)
8 Old Town (2´36)
9 Chiacona intro (3´00)
10 Chiancona (4´03)
11 G-Dance (6´04)
12 Kardamone (4´58)
13. 45th

 
     
     
 

Michel Godard - tu, serpent
Dave Bargeron - tu, sackbut
Luciano Biondini - acc
Kenwood Dennard - dr

 
     
     
  ENJA 9148-2  
     

 

     
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release date 2001
 
     
     
Michel Godard, Dave Bargeron | TubaTuba
     
     
 

1 To Be Tuba (5´16)
2 Soji (8´34)
3 Puligny Montrachet (3´25)
4 Valencia (7´22)
5 Giant Steps (3´15)
6 Bass Bees (2´43)
7 Joanda (3´55)
8 The Night Is Still Young (4´34)
9 Donna Lee (6´21)
10 Tuba Tuba (4´57)
11 What I See In Your Eyes (5´36)

 
     
     
 

Michel Godard - tu
Dave Bargeron - tu
Joe 'Sunny' Barbato - acc
Kenwood Dennard - dr

 
     
     
  ENJA 9133-2  
     

 

     
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recorded April 18-21, 2001 at Castel de Monte,
Ruvo di Puglia, Italy
 
     
     
Michel Godard | Castel del Monte II: Pietre di Luce
     
     
 

1. Princess Song (0‘47)
2. Psalmodia Serpent (5‘16)
3. Stupor Munid (5‘32)
4. Magnificat (5‘49)
5. Pietre Di Luce (1‘13)
6. Cantiga De Santa Maria (4‘58)
7. Acqua, Aria, Fioco, Terra (0‘58)
8. Thre Front Door (3‘52)
9. Penthés(il)ée (4‘50)
10. Introduction (1‘29)
11. Puer Apuliae (3‘15)
12. Il Manto Porpora (6‘25)
13. Psalmodia Clarinet (5‘06)
14. Tintinnabulum (2‘48)
15. Kyrie (6‘26)
16. Tourne Ton Esprit (0‘16)

 
     
     
 

Michel Godard - serpent, tuba
Linda Bsiri - voice
Gabriele Mirabassi - clarinet
Vincent Courtois - cello
Marie Ange Petit - percussion

+ Ensemble Calixtinus
dir. by Gianni De Gennaro

Gianni De Gennaro - voice, viella
Nicola Nesta - voice, lute
Massimo La Zazzera - recorder
Alexandro Quarta - voice
Dario D'Abbico - voice
Cossimo Giovine - voice
Francesco Regina - voice
Gaetano Magarelli - voice

 
     
     
  Enja Winckelmann (Germany) ENJ-9431 2 [CD] 2002  
     

 

     
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Recorded at Monasterio de la Santa Espine, Valladolid, Spain, March 1997
 
     
     
Michel Godard | Sous Les Voutes, Le Serpent...
     
     
 

1. Victimae Paschali Laudes (8‘34)
2. Lise (8‘43)
3. Serpentus (10‘54)
4. Conversation pour l'éternité (4‘11)
5. Serpent Chant (4‘24)
6. A Black Dust Cloud,
and Stars Embedded In Caseous
Nebulosities (For Carl Sagan) (5‘31)
7. Intro "Qui Vult Venire Post Me" (1‘35)
8. Qui Vult Venire Post Me (8‘12)
9. Tuba Chant (4‘36)

 
     
     
 

Michel Godard - serpent, tuba
Linda Bsiri - voice, trumpet marine
Mark Nauseef - percussion
Pedro Estevan - percussion

 
     
     
  MA Recordings (USA) M 048 A [CD] 1998  
     

 

     
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recorded September 15-17, 1998 at Castel del Monte, Ruovo di Puglia (Italy)
 
     
     
Michel Godard | Castel Del Monte
     
     
 

1. Ciaconna (4‘58)
2. La muntagnella (3‘18)
3. Serpent d'or (5‘24)
4. C'era una strega, c'era una fata (5‘18)
5. Canto della Sibilla (8‘12)
6. Huit (3‘00)
7. Preghiera (5‘49)
8. Un (2‘45)
9. Ah! Vita bella (3‘54)
10. Crisbell (6‘07)
11. Le vent respire (4‘11)
12. Magnificat (6‘58)
13. Una serenata (3‘52)
14. Cathedrale sans nom (0‘50)
15. Murmures (6‘12)
16. Voi che amate (2‘32)

 
     
     
 

Michel Godard - tuba, serpent
Pino Minafra - trumpet, flugelhorn
Gianluigi Trovesi - alto sax, (bass-) clarinet
Jean-Louis Matinier - accordion
Renaud Garcia-Fons - double bass
Pierre Favre - drums, percussion
Lucilla Galeazzi - voice
Linda Bsiri - voice, trumpet marin

 
     
     
  Enja Records Matthias Winckelmann (Germany) ENJ-9362 2 [CD]2000  
     

 

     
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recorded April 1992 at the Chapel of the Hospice St. Charles, Rosny-sous Bois, Quaie de la Gare and 1993 at Studio Mac Tari, France.
 
     
     
Michel Godard | Aborigène
     
     
 

1. Coeur rouge (0‘44)
2. Le printemps - Alleggro (3‘31)
3. Duo - 1er mouvement (3‘45)
4. Duo - 2e mouvement (2‘58)
5. Aborigène (4‘12)
6. Le miroir et l’eau (6‘24)
7. Altri balli N°1 (1‘06)
8. Recercarda primera (1‘18)
9. Recercarda tercera (1‘49)
10. Recercarda quinta pars (1‘20)
11. Altri balli N°2 (1‘13)
12. Danza del hacha (1‘58)
13. Altri balli N°3 (0‘58)
14. Une larme (1‘59)
15. Le carnaval de Venise (8‘26)
16. La Polonaise (5‘43)
17. Comentario (5‘51)
18. Le tuba n'est pas (4‘03)
19. La Monica (1‘08)

 
     
     
 

Michel Godard - tubas, serpent
Virginie Vuong - harpsichord
Linda Bsiri - voice
Pierre Charrial - barrel organ
Mico Nissim - piano

 
     
     
  Label Hopi (France) HOP 200002 CD [CD] 1994  
     

 

     
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recorded June 5-10, 1989 at Cac de Marne, La-Vallée
 
     
     
Michel Godard | Le Chant du Serpent
     
     
 

1. Commencement (3‘37)
2. Reggae des serpents (8‘06)
3. Encontre (4‘06)
4. Aurora (3‘40)
5. La volupté (4‘25)
6. Possession (5‘19)
7. Aubade du serpent (6‘00)
8. La vipère ) (2‘46)
9. Serpent encèphalique (4‘36)
10. Black Snake Blues (3‘35)
11. Serpent d’or (3‘49)
12. Le Chant du serpent (?'??)

 
     
     
 

Michel Godard - serpent, tuba, ophicleide
Linda Bsiri - voice
Marta Contreras - voice, percussion
Catherine Dasté - voice
Armelle de Frondeville - voice
Jean-François, Prigent - voice

 
     
     
  La Lichère (France) La Lichère LLL 37 CD (1989)[CD]  
     

 

Discography: today - 2000 UP

 

Michel Godard | LE CONCERT DES PARFUMS

CARPE DIEM RECORDS, 2009; CD-16277

Michel Godard - serpent, bass
Gavino Murgia - voice, saxophone
Gérard Marais - guitar
Patrice Héral - percussion
Sébastien Marq - recorder

Recorded: May 13-15, 2009, Abbaye de Noirlac, France

 

Gavino Murgia | Megalitico

Mancosa, 2009

Gavino Murgia - sax soprano, flauto, bassu, tumborro
Luciano Biondini - fisarmonica
Franck Tortiller - vibrafono
Michel Godard - tuba, serpentone
Pietro Iodice - batteria

Recorded in Jannuary 2009 at Vintage Studios.

 

Michel Godard | Archangelica

CAM Jazz (Italy), 2008

Michel Godard - tuba, serpent
L'Atelier Des Musiciens Du Louvre-Grenoble
Maria Pia De Vito - vocals
Freddy Eichelberger - harpsichord
Gerard Marais - guitar
Franck Tortiller - vibes
Patrice Heral - percussion
Mirella Giardelli - organ

Recorded in February 2007 in Grenoble (France) at the Salle Olivier Messiaen.

 

Michel Godard & Gavino Murgia | deep

Intuition, 2007

Michel Godard - tuba, serpent
Gavino Murgia - voice, soprano saxophone

 

Michel Godard | Cousins Germains

Creazioni Artistiche Musicali / CAM Jazz (Italy) CAMJ 7770-2 [CD] (2005)

Michel Godard - tuba, serpent
Christof Lauer - soprano and tenor saxophone
Wolfgang Puschnig - alto saxophone, flute
Herbert Joos - trumpet, flugelhorn
Franck Tortiller - vibraphone, marimba
Wolfgang Reisinger - drums

Recorded January 10-12, 2005 at Tonstudio Bauer, Ludwigsburg (Germany).

 

Freddy Eichelberger, Michel Godard, Ludus Modalis
Une Messe pour la Saint-Michel & tous les saints anges

disques alpha/Les Chants de la terre (France) alpha 514 [CD] (2004)

Freddy Eichelberger – organ
Michel Godard – serpent
Ensemble vocalis Ludus Modalis:
Bruno Boterf, Vincent Bouchot, FrançoisFauché - voices

Recorded October 17 & 18, 2004 at the church of Juvigny-sur-Marne.

 

Patrick Bebelaar | Point Of View

dml-records (Germany) CD 017 [CD] (2004)

Patrick Bebelaar - piano
Michel Godard - tuba, serpent
Frank Kroll - saxophone
Pandit Prakash Maharaj - tabla
Pandit Vikash Maharaj - sarrod
Subhash Maharaj - tamboura

Recorded September 7, 2003 at Tonstudio Bauer, Ludwigsburg (Germany) except (9) recorded live at the European Music Festival, Liederhalle Stuttgart September 6, 2003 by SWR radio.

 

Various Artists | Alpentöne - Ein Querschnitt durch das Festival '03

Migros/Musiques Suisses (Switzerland) MGB CD 6208 [CD] 2004

Michel Godard - serpent, tuba
Linda Bsiri - voice, trumscheit
Christina Zavalloni - voice
Gabrielle Mirabassi - clarinet
Hélène Breschand - harp
Pierre Favre - drums
Calinxtus - gregorian chant (conducted by Gianni di Gennaro

recorded Altdorf (Switzerland), August 15-17, 2003.

 

Various Artists | Blue Lamp. WDR 3 Live-Konzerte: Jazz und Weltmusik

Westdeutscher Rundfunk (Germany) without number [CD] (2003)

Rabih Abou Khalil - oud
Gavino Murgia - voice
Gabriele Mirabassi - clarinet
Michel Godard - tuba
Luciano Biondini - accordion
Jarrod Cagwin - drums, percussion

recorded live at the Weltmusikfestival Bonn, August 2, 2003 by WDR radio.

 

Pierre Favre with ARTE Quartett and Michel Godard | Saxophones

Intakt Records (Switzerland) Intakt CD 091 [CD](2004)

Pierre Favre - drums, percussion
Michel Godard - tuba, serpent
ARTE Quartett:
Beat Hofstetter - soprano saxophone
Sascha Armbruster - alto saxophone
Andrea Formenti - tenor saxophone
Beat Kappeler - baritonesaxophone

Recorded 2003 at Radio Studio DRS Zürich; (2), (4), (6) recorded at Basel (Switzerland).

 

Michel Godard / Dave Bargeron | TubaTubaTu

enja records Horst Weber/Werner Aldinger (Germany)enja CD 9148-2 [CD] (2003)

Michel Godard - tuba, serpent
Dave Bargeron - tuba, sacqueboute
Luciano Biondini - accordion
Kenwood Dennard - drums

 

Rabih Abou-Khalil | Morton's Foot

Enja (Winckelmann) (Germany) ENJ-9462 [CD] (2003)


Rabih Abou-Khalil - oud
Gabriele Mirabassi - clarinet
Luciano Biondini - accordion
Gavino Murgia - vocals
Michel Godard - tuba
Jarrod Cagwin - drums, frame drums

recorded February 25 – March 6, 2003, at Sound Studio Zerkall/Eifel (Germany)

 

Lucilla Galeazzi - Vincent Courtois - Michel Godard | Trio Rouge

Intuition/Schott (G) INT 33532 [CD](2005)

Lucilla Galeazzi - voice
Vincent Courtois - cello
Michel Godard - serpent, tuba

recorded January 10-11, 2003

 

Patrick Bebelaar | You Never Lose An Island

dml-records (Germany) CD 015 [CD] 2002

Patrick Bebelaar - piano
Herbert Joos- trumpet, flugelhorn
Frank Kroll - soprano saxophone, bass clarinet
Michel Godard - tuba, serpent

Recorded live June 16, 2002 by SWR broadcasting at Leonberg (Germany)

 

Francesco D’Auria/Maurizio Aliffi | Cercando La Tigre

Splasc(h) Records (Italy) CDH 780.2 [CD] 2002

Gabriele Mirabassi - clarinet
Mario Arcari - soprano saxophone, oboe d’amore
Michel Godard - tuba
Riccardo Fioravanti - bass
Marizio Aliffi - guitar
Francesco D’Auria - drums, percussion

recorded March 20, 21, 2002 at Tala Studios, Milano

 

Paolo Sorge | "Trinkle Trio"

Auand (Italy) AU9003 [CD] (2003)

Paolo Sorge - guitar, electronics
Michel Godard - tuba
Francesco Cusa - drums, percussion

recorded at Sonora Studio, Scordia (Italy), on February 27-28, 2002

 

Michel Godard / Linda Bsiri / Michelle Rabbia / Gabrielle Mirabassi
Le Regard d'un Ange

Symphonia Records (Italy) Symphonia Odyssey SYO 01710 [CD](2003)

Michel Godard - tuba, serpent
Linda Bsiri - voice
Michelle Rabbia - percussion
Gabrielle Mirabassi - clarinet

recorded December 2001 at the church of San Zeno, Pisa (Italy)

 

Wolfgang Puschnig/Klaus Dickbauer/Herbert Joos/Michel Godard
3 & 4 - Ob'n und unt'n/Austrian Songs

Universal Music/Emarcy Records (Austria) EmArcy 018872-2 [CD] 2002

Wolfgang Puschnig - alto saxophone, flutes, whistle, jews harp
Klaus Dickbauer - alto and baritone saxophone, clarinet, bass clarinet, jews harp
Herbert Joos- trumpet, flugelhorn
Michel Godard - tuba
Linda Sharrock - voice

quartet/quintet recorded November 26-29, 2001 at SWR studio Baden-Baden
(trio tracks recorded November 2000 in Vienna)

 

Fleur de Prunus/ XVIII - 21 Musique De Lumières
Chine: Jesuites et Courtisanes/China: Jesuits & Courtiers

Buda Musique 198487 [CD] 2002

Wu Suhua - vielle
Michel Godard - serpent
Francois Picard - lute, sheng, guanzi
Wang Weiping - percussion, lute, chant
Jean-Christophe Frisch - flute, percussion, carillon

 

Gabriele Mirabassi | 1-0 (Una a zero)

Egea (Italy) SCA088 [CD](2001)

Gabriele Mirabassi - clarinet
Patrick Vaillant - mandolin
Luciano Biondini - accordion
Michel Godard - tuba

recorded May 2001 at Spello’s Teatro Subasio (Italy)

 

Michel Godard | Castel del Monte II: Pietre di Luce

Enja Winckelmann (Germany) ENJ-9431 2 [CD] 2002

Michel Godard - serpent, tuba
Linda Bsiri - voice
Gabriele Mirabassi - clarinet
Vincent Courtois - cello
Marie Ange Petit - percussion

Ensemble Calixtinus, dir. by Gianni De Gennaro:
Gianni De Gennaro - voice, viella
Nicola Nesta - voice, lute
Massimo La Zazzera - recorder
Alexandro Quarta - voice
Dario D'Abbico - voice
Cossimo Giovine - voice
Francesco Regina - voice
Gaetano Magarelli - voice

recorded April 18-21, 2001 at Castel de Monte, Ruvo di Puglia, Italy

 

Pierre Favre, Michel Godard | Deux

altrisuoni (Switzerland) AS101 [CD] 2002?

Pierre Favre - percussions
Michel Godard - tuba, serpent

recorded April 10 & 11 and July 30, 2001 at Radio Svizzera di Lingua Italiana, Lugano (Switzerland)

 

Dave Bargeron / Michel Godard | Tuba Tuba

Enja Weber (Germany) Enja CD 9133-2 [CD] 2001

Michel Godard - tuba
Dave Bargeron - tuba;
Joe "Sunny" Barbato - accordion
Kenwood Dennard - drums

recorded April, 4-6, 2001 at the Loft, Cologne

 

Gabriele Mirabassi | Latakia Blend

Enja Winckelmann (Germany) ENJ-9441 2 [CD] 2002

Gabriele Mirabassi - clarinet
Luciano Biondini - accordion
Michel Godard - tuba

recorded February 1- 3, 2001 at Studio La Buissonne, Pernes les Fontaines (France)

 

Battaglia, Rabbia, Pifarely, Courtois, Godard | Atem

Splasc(h) (Italy) CS CDH2501.2 [CD] 2002

Dominique Pifarély - violin
Vincent Courtois - cello
Stefano Battaglia - piano
Michel Godard - tuba, serpent
Michele Rabbia - percussion

recorded in January 2001 at “le Triton”, Les Lilas (France) / at Auditorium di via Roma, Gorizia

 

Beppo “Mr. C” Caruso | Situations

Splasc(h) Records (Italy) CDH732.2 [CD] (2001)

Beppe Caruso - trombone, tuba, shells
Roberto Cecchetto - guitars
Tiziano Tononi - drums, percussion
Michel Godard - tuba
Lucia Minetti - vocals

Recorded and mixed at Obelix Studio, Uboldo (Italy), on December 7-9, 2000 and January 22, 2001

 

Alessio Riccio | (In)natural Rhythms

Unorthodx (I) UNHX-003 [CD] (2001)

Michel Godard
Gianluca Petrella
Diana Torto
Mirko Guerrini, Alessio Riccio - drums

recorded 2000

 

Rabih Abou-Khalil | The Cactus Of Knowledge

Enja Records Matthias Winckelmann (Germany) ENJ-9401 2 [CD] 2001

Rabih Abou-Khalil - oud
Eddie Allen - trumpet
Dave Ballou - trumpet
Tom Varner - french horn
Dave Bargeron - euphonium
Michel Godard - tuba
Gabriele Mirabassi - clarinet
Antonio Hart - alto saxophone
Ellery Eskelin - tenor saxophone
Vincent Courtois - cello
Nabil Khaiat - frame drums (mizhar, riq)
Jarrod Cagwin - drums
Walter Quintus - sound engineer

recorded July 22-30 2000 at WDR Studio, Cologne

 

Rabih Abou-Khalil | The Cactus Of Knowledge

Enja Records Matthias Winckelmann (Germany) ENJ-9401 9 [Video-DVD] 2001

Rabih Abou-Khalil - oud
Eddie Allen - trumpet
Dave Ballou - trumpet
Tom Varner - french horn
Dave Bargeron - euphonium
Michel Godard - tuba
Gabriele Mirabassi - clarinet
Antonio Hart - alto saxophone
Ellery Eskelin - tenor saxophone
Vincent Courtois - cello
Nabil Khaiat - frame drums (mizhar, riq)
Jarrod Cagwin - drums
Walter Quintus - sound engineer

recorded July 21, 1999 at NOB Filmstudios, Hürth (Germany), except (7) at Burg Wilhelmstein, Würselen (Germany) at the same day (!!!) and (8) on the road.

 

Herbert Joos | Adagio 1 + 2

PAO Records (Austria) PAO 10960 [2xCD] (2002)

Herbert Joos - trumpet, flugelhorn
Michel Godard - tuba
Wolfgang Puschnig - soprano, alto & bass clarinet
Klaus Dickbauer - bass clarinet
Georg Breinschmid - bass
Achim Tang - bass
Emil Kristof - drums
Mario Gonzi - drums

Recorded live at Jazzclub Karlsruhe (Germany) on April 19, 2000 by SWR radio

 

Gabriele Mirabassi | Lo Stortino

Egea (Italy) SCA079 [CD] 2000

Gabriele Mirabassi - clarinet
Luciano Biondini - accordion
Michel Godard - tuba
Francesco D'Auria - percussion

recorded May 22, 2000 at Spello’s Teatro Subasio (Italy)

 

Various Artists | Une promenade musicale en Pays d'Auge


Des Lieux et des notes. Saisonestivale 2001. Caisse des dépôts et consignations Caen/Association culture etpatrimoine (F) n.n. [CD+printed water drawings] 2001

Linda Bsiri - voice, trumscheit
Michel Godard -serpent, tuba
Walter Quintus - sound processing
Christine Groult - electroacustic music

no recording dates known.

 

Nancy Houston | Peregrinations Goldberg

Naive (France) V 4874 AD 098 [CD] 2000

Nancy Houston - narrator, text
Freddy Eichelberger - harpsicord
Michel Godard - serpent

recorded March 2000 at Studio AGC (Les Lila, France)


Discography: 1999 - 1996 UP

Tiziano Tononi & The Society Of Freely Sincopated Organic Pulses
We did it, we did it! The Music of Rahsaan Roland Kirk And More

Splasc(h) Records (Italy) WS CDH 811/812/813 [3xCD]

Herb Robertson - trumpet
Beppe Caruso - trombone, euphonium, tuba, shells
Michel Godard - tuba
Daniele Cavallanti - tenor, baritone saxophone
Renato Geremia - violin, soprano and alto saxophone, tenor saxophone, flute and clarinet
Riccardo Luppi - flute, piccolo, soprano saxophone, tenor saxophone
Achille Succi - bass clarinet, alto saxophone
Gianluigi Trovesi - clarinets, alto saxophone
Alberto Tacchini - piano, Hammond organ, Fender Rhodes, Hohner melodika
Roberto Cecchetto - electric and acoustic guitar
Tito Mangialajo - doublebass
Pietro Leveratto - doublebass
Victor Beard - recitation
Roberta Parsi - voice, recitation
Rahsaan Roland Kirk - Rahsaantalk
Andrea Rainoldi - sampler, electronic devices, turntables
Tiziano Tononi - drums, percussion, gongs, siren etc.

Recorded December 11-17, 1999 at Studio L’Isola, Milan (Italy)

 

Pierre Favre | European Chamber Ensemble

Intakt (Switzerland) Intakt CD 062 [CD]

Pierre Favre - percussion
Lucas Niggli - percussion
Markus Lauterburg - percussion
Benjamin Brodbeck - percussion
Roberto Ottaviano - saxophones
Michel Godard - tuba, serpent
Philipp Schaufelberger - guitar
Karel Boeschoten - violine
Marius Ungureanu - viola
Pierre-François Massy - doublebass

recorded October, 1999 at Radio Studio Zurich (Switzerland).

 

Double Jeu Trio featuring Michel Godard

Altri Souni (Switzerland) AS 052 [CD] 2000?

François Chevrolet - saxophone
Christian Graf - guitar, looping devices
Bernard Trontin - drums, samples
Michel Godard - tuba

recorded July 1999 at Studio Artefax, Lausanne

 

Various Artists | Magic Moments. The Ultimate ACT World Jazz Anthology Vol. IV

Act (Germany) ACT 9280-2 [CD] 2000
15. Ferma l'ali

Christof Lauer - tenor saxophone
Marc Ducret - guitar
Michel Godard - tuba
Gene Jackson - drums

recorded live at the Montreux Jazz Festival July, 15, 1999.

 

Vincent Courtois | Translucide

Enja Records Matthias Winckelmann (Germany) ENJ-9380 2 [CD] 2000

Vincent Courtois - violoncello
Noël Akchoté - guitar
Michel Godard - tuba, serpent
Yves Robert - trombone

Recorded at “La Chaudière”, Les Lilas (France), in July 1999

 

Various Artists | Musicians On A Mission: Moondive 3'99

VPRO Broadcasting Hilversum/ Eigenwijs (Netherlands) EW 9956 [2xCD] 1999

Ray Anderson - trombone
Ernst Reijseger - cello
Michel Godard - tuba, serpent
Eddy Veldman - drums
Ruben van Roon - electronics, percussion
Mola Sylla - voice;
Lesley Joseph - bass guitar

recorded live at the Paradiso, Amsterdam on Juni, 18, 1999

 

Sylvie Courvoisier Ocre | Y2K

Enja Records Matthias Winckelmann (Germany) ENJ-9383 2 [CD] 2000

Sylvie Courvoisier - piano, prepared piano
Pierre Charial barrel - organ
Michel Godard - tuba, serpent

recorded March 26, 27 & 28, 1999 at The Loft, Cologne, Germany

 

Christof Lauer | Fragile Network

Act (Germany) Act 9266-2 [CD] 1999?

Christof Lauer - tenor & soprano saxophone
Marc Ducret - guitar
Michel Godard - tuba, serpent
Anthony Cox - doublebass
Gene Jackson - drums

recorded September 23-28 1998 at CMP studio Zerkall, Germany

 

Michel Godard | Castel Del Monte

Enja Records Matthias Winckelmann (Germany) ENJ-9362 2 [CD]2000

Michel Godard - tuba, serpent
Pino Minafra - trumpet, flugelhorn
Gianluigi Trovesi - alto sax, clarinet, bass clarinet
Jean-Louis Matinier - accordion
Renaud Garcia-Fons - double bass
Pierre Favre - drums, percussion
Lucilla Galeazzi - voice
Linda Bsiri - voice, trumpet marin

recorded September 15-17, 1998 at Castel del Monte, Ruovo di Puglia (Italy)

 

Kudsi Erkuner | Ottomania. Sufi-Jazz-Project

Act (Germany) Act 9006-2 [CD] 1999

Kudsi Erguner - ney (flute)
Christof Lauer - saxophones
Derya Turkan - kemençe
Michel Godard - tuba, serpent
Mehmet Emin Bitmez - ud
Yves Rousseau - doublebass
Hakan Gungor - kanun
Bruno Caillat - bendir, zarb, tabla, daf, traditional percussions
Necib Gulses - tanbur
Mark Nauseef - drums

recorded 1-5 may 1998 at Imaj Studios, Istanbul

 

Arban Concert Brass Ensemble | Music of Scott Joplin & Claude Bolling

Arion (France) Arion 64022 [CD] 1988

Michel Godard - tuba, arranger
John Iveson - arranger
Thierry Caens - trumpet, arranger, piccolo, flugelhorn
Yves Favre - trombone
Eric Vernier - Cor
Arthur Frackenpohl - Arranger

 

Joseph-Marie Amiot | Messe des Jésuites de Pékin

Auvidis (France) Astrée E 8642 [CD] (1998)

Ensemble Meihua Fleur de Prunus
Choeur du Centre Catholique Chinois de Paris, directed by François Picard
XVIII - 21, Musique des Lumières, directed by Jean-Christophe Frisch
recorded January 1998

 

The Multiphonics Tuba Trio | Tre cose

Splasc(h) Records (Italy) CDH 635.2 [CD]

Renato Geremia - piano, violin, flute, clarinet, alto-, tenor-, sopranosaxophone
Michel Godard - tuba, serpent
Tiziano Tononi - drums, percussion, gongs, Udu drum

Recorded at Luppi's Studio, Milano, on December 2 and 3, 1997, January 9, 1998.

 

Guido Mazzon | If

Splasc(h) Records (Italy) CDH 629.2 [CD]

Guido Mazzon - trumpet
Michel Godard - tuba
Umberto Petrin - piano
Maria Elena Moro - voice

Recorded November 20-21 1997 at Obelix Studio, Legnano (Italy)

 

Linda Sharrock, Michel Godard,Wolfgang Puschnig | Dream Weavers

Label Hopi (France) HOP 200017 (France) [CD] 1997

Linda Sharrock - voice
Wolfgang Puschnig - alto saxophones, flutes
Michel Godard - tuba, serpent, shells

recorded September 19 - 22, 1997 at Studio Val d’Orgè (France)

 

Gérard Marais Sextet | Sous Le Vent

Harmonia Mundi (F) HOP 20018 [CD] 1998

Gérard Marais - guitar
Yves Robert - trombone
Henry Texier - double bass
Michel Godard - tuba
Jean-François Canape - trumpet, flugelhorn
Jacques Mahieux drums

recorded September, 1997

 

Pasquale Innarella | Pirotecnic Sonore

Splasc(h) Records (Italy) H 661.2 [CD] 1998

Evan Parker - tenor & soprano sax
Michel Godard - tuba, sea conch
Guido Mazzon - trumpet
Pasquale Innarella - french horn
Renato Geremia - violin, flute, clarinet, alto sax
Elio Martusciello - concrete & electronic sounds
Mauro Orselli - selected drums, Ufip cymbals, Orsara, Panitii, Lacedonia and Montaguto instrumental groups

Recorded live in Orsara, Italy, August 3, 1997.

 

Cristina Zavalloni | Come valersi non servilmente di B.Brecht

Centro Musica Creativa Records (Italy) CMC9981-2 [CD](1998)

Cristina Zavalloni - voice
Stefano De Bonis - piano, voice
Glauco Zuppiroli - double bass, voice
Francesco Cusa - drums, percussion, voice
Michel Godard - tuba, serpent
Kaos Ensemble

recorded and mixed July and November 1997 at Antoniano Studios, Bologna (Italy)

 

Dolmen Orchestra | Sequenze Armoniche

Leo Records (UK) CD LR 291 [CD] 2000

Marco Sannini - trumpet
Alfredo Sette - trumpet
Pino Melfi - trumpet
Vito Mitoli - trumpet
Franco Angiulo - trombone
Michele Marrano - french horn
Nino Bisceglie - tuba
Paola Cicolella - flute
Nicola Puntillo - clarinet, bass clarinet
Vittorio Gallo - saxophones
Felice Mezzina - saxophones
Gaetano Partipilo - saxophones
Pasquale Gadaleta - doublebass
Antonio Dambrosio - drums
Aldo Bagnoni - percussion
Armanda Desiderj - percussion
Enrico Del Gaudio - percussion
Giovannangelo De Gennaro - voice, tampoura
Linda Bsiri - voice, sea trumpet
Michel Godard - tuba, serpent
John Surman - baritone and soprano saxophones
Nicola Pisani - conductor

recorded live July 20, 1997, Molfetta; July 20, 1998, Bari; July 21, 1998, Barletta

 

Francesco Branciamore | Trade d'union

Improvisation Of The Four Seasons
Caligola Records (Italy) c2033 [CD] (2000)

Francesco Branciamore - drums
Guido Mazzon - trumpet
Paul Rutherford - trombone
Michel Godard - tuba, serpent

Recorded live at the Sienna Jazz Festival, Italy, in July 1997

 

Pierre Favre Singing Drums | Souffles

Intakt Records (Switzerland) Intakt CD 049 [CD]

Pierre Favre - percussion
Lucas Niggli - percussion
Roberto Ottaviano - saxophones
Michel Godard - tuba, serpent

recorded June 1997 at St. Gerold (Switzrland)

 

Rabih Abou-Khalil | Odd Times

Enja Records Matthias Winckelmann (Germany) ENJ-9330 2 [CD]

Rabih Abou-Khalil - oud
Howard Levy - harmonica
Michel Godard - tuba, serpent
Mark Nauseef - drums
Nabil Khaiat - frame drums

recorded live May 11-13, 1997 at the Stadtgarten Cologne

 

Michel Godard | Sous Les Voutes, Le Serpent...

MA Recordings (USA) M 048 A [CD] 1998

Michel Godard - serpent, tuba
Linda Bsiri - voice, trumpet, marine
Mark Nauseef - percussion
Pedro Estevan - percussion

Recorded at Monasterio de la Santa Espine, Valladolid, Spain, March 1997

 

Various Artists | La Banda

Enja Records Matthias Winckelmann (Germany) ENJ 9326 [2 CDs] 1997

Banda Città Ruvo Di Puglia, directed by Michele di Puppo / Bruno Tommaso / Willem Breuker
soloists:
Lucilla Galeazzi - vocal
Pino Minafra - trumpet
Michel Godard - tuba
Jean-Louis Matinier -accordeon
Gianluigi Trovesi - clarinet, alto saxophone, bassclarinet
Willem Breuker - soprano saxophone

recorded live at the Donaueschinger Musiktage SWF Jazz Session, October 19, 1996, Donaueschingen (Germany)

 

Various Artists | Les Allumés Du Jazz: Le Collector

Les Allumés Du Jazz (France) ADJ 002 [CD] 1997

Gérard Marais - guitar
Michel Godard - tuba
Jean-François Canape - flugelhorn

recorded september 25, 1996 at studio Gil Evans, Amiens (France)
Note: This CD was not sold, but given away to buyers of two records of the French selection "Les allumes du jazz" in 1997.

 

Sylvie Courvoisier | Ocre

Enja Records Matthias Winckelmann (Germany) ENJ-9323 2 [CD] 1997

Sylvie Courvoisier - piano, prepared piano
Pierre Charial - barrelorgan
Michel Godard - tuba, serpent
Tony Overwater - double bass
Mark Nauseef - percussion

recorded August 1996 at CMP Studio Zerkall, Germany

 

Various Artists | Buenaventura Durruti

nato 777 733 [2xCD] 1996

Performers: Evan Parker, Noel Akchote, Steve Arguelles, Abel Paz, Benat Achiary, Elsa Birge, Nathalie Richard, Tony Coe, Lol Coxhill, Benoit Delbecq, Marc Ducret, Bernard Vitet, Francois Corneloup, Herve Legeay, Xavier Desandre Navarre, Tony Hymas, Helene Labarriere, Didier Petit, Un Drame Musical Instantane, Michel Godard, Jean-Jacques Birge, Joe Carioca, Henry Lowther, Ladybones Trombone Quartet, Tracy Holloway, Abigail Newman, Sarah Williams, Paul Clarvis, Carmen Alvarez, El Roto, Paco Narvaez, Violeta Ferrer, Carol Robinson, Lucie Recio, La Marmite Infernale, Jean-Paul Autin, Jean Bolcato, Michel Boiton, Phil Minton, Jean-Francois Pauvros, Raymond Boni, Philippe Carles, Sylvain Kassap and others.

track line-ups and recording dates (1996?) not known.

 

Michel Pascal | Puzzle

INA (France) INA-GRM 275 742 [CD] (2000)

Michel Pascal - sampler
The musicians of the imaginary orchestra:
Bernard Vitet - trumpet
Vinko Globokar - trombone
Patrice Petitdidier - horn
Michel Godard - tuba
Pierre Yves Artaud - flutes
Jean Querlier - oboe
Alexandre Ouzounoff - bassoon
Michel Lethiec - clarinet
Daniel Kientzy - saxophones
Charles Frey - violin
Michel Michalakakos - viola
Jean Grout - cello
Raymond Boni - guitar
Brigitte Sylvestre - harp
Elisabeth Chojnacka - harpsichord
Gérard Frémy - piano
Barre Phillips - bass
Pablo Cueco - zarb

Primary recordings with Michel Godard at Studio Steve Shehan. Other recording dates not specified (first version of Puzzle was realized in 1996, the second one in 1999)Note: The orchestra and its actions were created by Pascal on base of sound samples of the musicians.

 

Jean-Louis Mechali | Ciné Club

Quoi De Neuf Docteur [2xCD]1996

Jean-Louis Mechali - drums
Paul Rogers - double bass
Elton Dean - saxello
Sophia Domancich - piano
Jean-Marc Larché - sax
Philippe Sellam - sax
Jef Sicard - sax
Jacques Di Donato - clarinet
Jean-François Canape - trumpet
Michel Godard - tuba
Jean-François Ott - cello
Denis Tuvéri - accordeon
Malo Vallois - guitar
Jacques Labarrière - keyboards
Jean-Jacques Avenel - bass

unknown recording date (1996?)

 

Misha Mengelberg | The Root Of The Problem

hatArt/Helikon (Switzerland) hatArt CD 504 [CD].

Misha Mengelberg - piano
Thomas Heberer - trumpet
Michel Godard - tuba, serpent
Steve Potts - soprano and alto saxophone
Achim Kremer - percussion

recorded at the Loft Cologne during Rheinisches Musikfest May 17-19, 1996


Discography: 1995 - 1990 UP

Rabih Abou-Khalil | Arabian Waltz

Enja Records Matthias Winckelmann (Germany) ENJ-9059 2 [CD] 1996

Rabih Abou-Khalil - oud
Michel Godard - tuba
Nabil Khaiat - frame drums
The Balanescu Quartet

 

Various Artists | WOMUFE - World Music Festival Budapest

Hungaroton (Hungary) HCD 31603 [CD](1995)

Rabih Abou-Khalil - oud
Kenny Wheeler - trumpet
Charlie Mariano - sax
Michel Godard - tuba
Howard Levy - harmonica
Steve Swallow - bass guitar
Mark Nauseef - drums
Milton Cardona - conga
Nabil Khaiat - frame drum.

 

Various Artists | Les Films De Ma Ville

Nato (France) nato 777718 [CD] (1995)

Sylvie Casper, Philippe Truffault and The Melody Four

Tony Coe - clarinet
Benoit Delbecq - piano
Steve Arguelles - drums, percussion
Nathalie Richard - voice
Pat Thomas - piano
Geoffroy de Mazure - trombone
Helene Labarriere - double bass, stick
Erick Borelva - drums
Noel Akchote - guitar
Dom Farkas - voice
Anne Gourand - double bass
Christophe Minck - double bass
Valerie, Quentin, Anne & Nicholas - choir
Tony Hymas - piano
Jacqes Thollot - drums
Claude Tchamitchian - double bass
Steve Beresford - piano
Jean Mereu - trumpet
Michel Godard - tuba
Yves Robert - trombone
Julien Lourau - soprano saxophone
Cyril Atef - drums
Lol Coxhill - soprano saxophone
Marc Ducret - guitar, organ
Ingrid Jensen - trumpet, flugelhorn
Stephane Galland - drums

recorded 1995

 

Choir Of The Monks Of The Abbaye Of Ligugé/Michel Godard | Repons

Studio SM (France) SM D2490 [CD] 1995 (?)

Choir of the monks of the abbaye of Ligugé, directed by Dom Olivier Bossard
Michel Godard, serpent, tuba

recorded July 1995 at the abbaye church of Ligugé (Poitou), France

 

Roberto Ottaviano | Hybrid And Hot

Splasc(h) Records (Italy) CDH 453.2 [CD]

Roberto Ottaviano - soprano saxophone
Tom Varner - French horn
Gianluca Petrella - trombone
Michel Godard - tuba
Marcello Magliocchi - drums, percussion

Recorded on July 4th, 5th, 1995 in Milano, Italy

 

Various Artists | Guide des l'instruments de la Renaissance

Ricercar (France) [3xCD]1995

This cd box set is a compendium of Renaissance musical instruments and features over 100 works for solo or ensemble instruments. The Praetorius piece was first (?) published on the La Fenice and Ricercar ensembles' recording of "Terpsichore".

 

Godard/Tadic/Nauseef | Loose Wires

Enja Records Matthias Winckelmann (Germany) ENJ-9071 2 [CD] 1997

Michel Godard - tuba, serpent
Miroslav Tadic - guitar
Mark Nauseef - drums

recorded June 1995 at CMP Studio Germany

 

Enrico Rava | Carmen

Label Bleu (France) LBLC 6579 [CD]

Enrico Rava - trumpet
Han Bennink - drums
John Schröder - guitar
Michel Godard - tuba
Gianluigi Trovesi - clarinets
Enzo Pietropaoli - double-bass

Orchestra sinfonia dell’ Emilia Romagna “Arturo Toscanini” il paese degli specchi di Bologna:
Lucia Bova - harp
Domenico Caliri - guitar
Davide Ghidoni - trumpet
Giovanni di Stefano - trombone
Guido Corti - horn
Claudio Allifranchini - flute
Paolo Brunello - oboe
Roger Rota - bassoon

recorded May, 14-16, 1995 at Sentemo-Farm Studio, Italy

 

Orchestra Improvista | Nino Rota... Fellini

deux Z (France) ZZ84121 [CD](1995)

Doudou Gouirand - sax
Gerard Pansanel - guitar
Michel Marre trumpet
Yves Robert - tuba
Michel Godard -tuba
Antonello Salis -piano
Jean Jacques Avenel - doublebass
Joël Allouche - drums

recording date not known

 

Jean-Luc Pontieux Quintet | Double basse

Label Hopi (France) Hop 200007 [CD]

Jean-Luc Pontieux - bassguitar
double-bass; Michel Godard - tuba
Bobby Rangell - saxophones
flute, piccolo
Jean-Louis Matinier - accordion, synthesizer
Christian Lété - drums

recorded in September 1994 at Studio Val D’Orge

 

Youval Micenmacher | Fera Feza

Label Hopi(France) HOP 200008 [CD] 1995

Youval Micenmacher - (prepared) drums, tof, zarb, bendir, daf
Louis Sclavis - clarinets, soprano saxophone
Dominique Pifarély - violin
Gérard Marais - guitar, guitar synthesizer
Michel Godard - tuba, serpent
Sylvain Rappoport - piano
François Corneloup - baritone and soprano saxophone
Vincent Courtois - cello

Recorded at Studio Val D'Orge et Studio Acousti during August and September 1994

 

Klaus König | Time Fragments

Enja Records Matthias Winckelmann (Germany) ENJ-8076 2 [CD]

Frank Gratkowski - soprano and alto saxophone, flute
Wollie Kaiser - soprano saxophone, bass clarinet
Matthias Schubert - tenor saxophone, oboe
Robert Dick - flute, piccolo
Kenny Wheeler - trumpet, flugelhorn
Reiner Winterschladen - trumpet
Jörg Huke - trombone
Michel Godard - tuba
Mark Feldman - violin
Stefan Bauer - marimba
Mark Dresser - double-bass
Gerry Hemingway - drums

recorded May 20 & 21, 1994

 

Jean François Canape Trio | K.O.N.P.S

Label Hopi (France) HOP 200004 [CD] 1994

Jean François Canape, trumpet, flugelhorn, bass flute
Michel Godard, tuba, serpent
Jacques Mahieux, drums, voice

recorded April 1994 at Studio Val d’Orgè

 

Ricercar Consort/La Fenice | Michael Praetorius: Terpsicore Musarum (1612)

Ricercar (France) 233132 MU/750 [CD] 1994

Jean Tubery - cornet a bouquin, cornet muet, direction
Jean-Paul Boury - cornet a bouquin, cornet muet
Jean-Jacques Herbin - saqueboute tenor
Frank Poitrineau - saqueboute tenor
Michel Godard - serpent, saqueboute basse
Jérémy Papasergio - basson, serpent
Christina Pluhar - guitar, theorbe
Jean-Marc Aymes - harpsicord, organ, regal
Marie-Ange Petit - percussion

Recorded March, April and June 1994 at the Royal Conservatory of Music at Liège (Belgium)

 

Rabih Abou- Khalil | The Sultan’s Picnic

Enja Records Matthias Winckelmann (Germany) ENJ-8078 2 [CD] 1994

Rabih Abou-Khalil - oud, bass oud
Howard Levy - harmonica
Kenny Wheeler - trumpet, flugelhorn
Charlie Mariano - alto saxophone
Michel Godard - tuba, serpent
Steve Swallow - bassguitar
Mark Nauseef - drums
Milton Cardona - congas
Nabil Khaiat - frame drums

recorded March 13-16, 1994 at Studio N, Cologne

 

Various Artists | Sarajevo Suite

Harmonia Mundi (France) ED 13039 HMCD 33 [CD] 1994

Linda Sharrock, voice
Wolfgang Puschnig, alto saxophone, bass flute, accordeon
Carol Robinson, clarinet
Michel Godard, tuba
Emil Kristof, drums, voice

recorded at studio Acousti, Paris 1994

 

Michael Riessler | Tentations d'Abélard

Wergo (Germany) WER 8009-2 [CD]

Michael Riessler - clarinets, saxophones
Michel Godard - tuba, serpent
Valentin Clastrier - hurdy-gurdy
Marco Ambrosini - nyckelharpa, bagpipe
Brigitte Sylvestre - harp
Gaston Sylvestre - cymbalon
Jean-Louis Matinier - accordion
Renaud Garcia-Fons - double-bass
Gérard Siracusa - drums, percussion
Carlo Rizzo - tambourine, bendir
Robbie Ameen - drums

recorded March 3-6, 1994, Studio Acousti, Paris

 

Jean-Marie Maddeddu / Michel Godard | BOBO - J’accuse les grands

Unidisc 310067 [CD] 1994

Jean-Marie Maddeddu - voice
Michel Godard - tuba
Linda Bsiri - voice
Philippe Deschepper - guitar
Jean-Louis Matinier - accordion
Jean-Francois Canape - trumpet, flugelhorn

recorded January 1994

 

Nelly Pouget | Le vivre

Minuit Regards (France) LH 27292 [CD] 1994?

Nelly Pouget - soprano saxophone, tenor saxophone
Horace Tapscott - piano
Kent Carter - double-bass
Andrew Cyrille - drums

with: Jean François Jenny-Clark - double-bass
Michel Godard - tuba, serpent
Gérard Siracusa - percussion

recorded November 18 and 19, 1993 at Studio Carfat

 

Bagad Kemperle/ Michel Godard | Kejadenn

Silex (France) Y 225023 [CD] 1995?

Bagad Quimperlé:
Serge Dayou - Biniou Koz
Daniel Le Doeuff - percussion
Jean-Yves Mercy - percussion
Jacky Hamoniaux - percussion
Jean-Pierre Meneghin - percussion
Michel Polet - percussion
Patrick Bruneau - percussion
Hubert Tellier - bagpipes
Jean-Yves Goulian - soprano bombarde
Yann Bourgerie - soprano bombarde
Giles Bruneau - soprano bombarde
Hervé Dejacquelot - soprano bombarde
Philippe Beylot - soprano bombarde
Guy Polet - bagpipes
Bernard Henri - bagpipes
Pascal François - soprano bombarde
Jean-Yves Magre - bagpipes
Jean-Michel Kervaon - bagpipes
Jean-Michel Bevillon - soprano bombarde
Gwenaël Pronost - bagpipes
Brigitte Moing - soprano bombarde
Valérie Morvan - soprano bombarde
Eddy Cohuet - percussion
Hervé Hotte - soprano bombarde
Jacques Polet - soprano bombarde
Daniel Houdayer - percussion
Jean-Pierre Le Rallic - soprano bombarde
Jean-Yves Hillion - percussion
Alain Mary - percussion
Jean-Pierre Moing - tenor, soprano bombarde
Jean-Pierre Martin - percussion
Gilles François - bagpipes
Eugène Graignic - bagpipes
Yves Hamoniaux - bagpipes
Jean-Louis Le Vallegant - bombarde
George Calvez - bagpipes
Pierrick Tanguy - conductor, soprano bombarde

Jacques Mahieux - drums
Linda Bsiri - voice
Michael Riessler - saxophones. clarinet
Michel Godard - tuba, flute
Patrick Guegan - bagpipes
Philippe Deschepper - guitar
Jean-Louis Matinier - accordion

recorded January 1993

 

Michel Godard | Aborigène

Label Hopi (France) HOP 200002 CD [CD] 1994

Michel Godard - tubas, serpent
Virginie Vuong - harpsichord
Linda Bsiri - voice
Pierre Charrial - barrel organ
Mico Nissim - piano

recorded April 1992 at the Chapel of the Hospice St. Charles, Rosny-sous Bois, Quaie de la Gare and
1993 at Studio Mac Tari, France.

 

Clastrier/Godard/Matinier/Riessler/Rizzo/Siracusa | Le Bûcher des Silences

Silex (France) Y225040 [CD]

Michael Riessler - clarinets, sopranino saxophone
Michel Godard - tuba, serpent
Valentin Clastrier - hurdy-gurdy, voice, woodblock
Jean-Louis Matinier - accordion
Gérard Siracusa - drums, percussion
Carlo Rizzo - tambourine

recorded December 1993, Studio GAM, Waimes, Belgium

 

Apollo | L'Âge Du Cuivre

Silex (France) Y225021 [CD] 1993

Jean-Luc Cappozzo - trumpet
Jean-Paul Autin - soprano saxophone
Alain Gibert - trombone
Michel Godard - tuba

Recorded December, 1992

 

Klaus König | The Song Of Songs

Enja Records Matthias Winckelmann (Germany) ENJ-7057 2 [CD] 1993

Jay Clayton - voice
Phil Minton - voice
Montreal Jubilee Gospel Choir
James Newton - flute
Frank Gratkowski - soprano, alto saxophone, flute, bass clarinet
Michael Moore - alto saxophone, clarinett
Matthias Schubert - tenor saxophone, oboe
Wollie Kaiser - bass saxophone, contra-bass clarinet
Herb Robertson - trumpet
Reiner Winterschladen - trumpet
Jörg Huke - trombone
Bruce Collings - trombone
Michel Godard - tuba
Marc Ducret - guitar
Simon Nabatov - piano
Mark Dresser - double-bass
Tom Rainey - drums
Klaus König - conductor

recorded November 22 & 23, 1992 at WDR radio, Cologne

 

Michael Riessler | Héloise

Wergo (Germany) WER 8008-2 [CD]

Michael Riessler - clarinets, saxophones
Michel Godard - tuba, serpent
Valentin Clastrier - hurdy-gurdy
Rabih Abou Khalil - oud
Brigitte Sylvestre - harp
Gaston Sylvestre - cymbalon
Jean-Louis Matinier - accordion
Renaud Garcia-Fons - double-bass
Gérard Siracusa - drums, percussion
Carlo Rizzo - tambourine

recorded live October 17, 1992, Donaueschingen, Germany

 

Valentin Clastrier | Hérésie

Silex (France) Y225402 [CD]

Michael Riessler - sopranino, bass and contrabass clarinets, sopranino saxophone
Louis Sclavis - clarinet, bass clarinet, soprano saxophone
Michel Godard - tuba, serpent
Valentin Clastrier - hurdy-gurdy, voice, woodblock
Jean-Louis Matinier - accordion
Gérard Siracusa - drums, percussion

recorded November 1991, Studio Rag-Time, Lyon, France

 

Pip Pyle | 7 Year Itch

Voiceprint VP198CD (1998) [CD]

Pip Pyle - drums, keyboards, organ, programming, tape loops
Richard Sinclair - voice
Jakko M. Jakszyk - voice, guitar, flute
Barbara Gaskin - voice
John Greaves - voice, bassguitar
Phil Miller - guitars
François Ovide
Dave Stewart - keyboards
Lydia Domancich - piano, sampling
Fred T. Baker - bassguitar
Hugh Hopper - bassguitar
Paul Rogers - double-bass
Elton Dean -saxello
Didier Malherbe -alto sax
Alain Guillard - tenor saxophone
Jean-François Canape - trumpet
Michel Godard - tuba
Yvon Guillard, Yves Favre - trombone
Pierre Marcault - percussion

recorded at Studio de Chennevières, France, and Hoxton Studios London 1991-1997

 

Michael Riessler | What A Time

Label Bleu (France) LBLC 6537 [CD]

Michael Riessler, Eb clarinet
Michel Godard, serpent
Valentin Clastrier, hurdy-gurdy

recorded January 1991, Maison de la Culture d'Amiens, France

 

Claude Barthélemy/Orchestre National de Jazz | Jack-Line

Label Bleu (France) LBLC 6538 [CD]

Jean-François Canape -trumpet, bass flute
Patrick Fabert - trumpet
Yves Favre - trombone
Luca Bonvini - trombone
Michel Godard - tuba, serpent
Michael Riessler - clarinets, alto saxophone
Bobby Rangell - alto saxophone, flute
Claire Fargier-Lagrange, viola
Claude Barthélemy - guitar
Gérard Pansanel - guitar
Serge Lazarévitch - guitars
Mico Nissim - piano
Jean-Louis Matinier - accordion
Renaud Garcia-Fons - double-bass
Jean-Luc Ponthieux - double-bass, electric bass
Christian Lété - drums, percussion
Manuel Denizet - drums, percussion
Gérard Siracusa, body percussion
Xavier Garcia, electronics
recorded circa 1991, Studio Charles Cros and Studio Davout

 

John Greaves | La Petite Bouteille De Linge/Little Bottle of Laundry

La Lichère/Resurgence (France) LLL 117 [CD] 1991/2001
Blueprint BP232CD[CD] 1997

John Greaves - voice, bass guitar, piano, samples
François Ovide - guitars, banjo; Sophia Domancich - keyboards, samples
Pip Pyle - drums
Pete Kimberly - voice

Franck Bergerot - violin
Benoît Blue Boy - harmonica
Alain Cluzeau - jew’s harp
Alexis Drossos - tenor saxophone, soprano, saxophone
Michel Godard - tuba
Jean-François Jenny-Clark - double bass
Sylvain Kassap - clarinet, bass clarinet;
Pierre Marcault - percussion
Nedim Nalbantoglu - violin
François Parisi - accordion
Patrick Tandin - accordion
Didier Malherbe, Richard Raux, Franck Bergerot - tenor saxophone
Christoph Dunglas - alto saxophone
Nicolas Boissonade - baritone saxophone
Sylvain Kassap - soprano, baritone saxophone
Patrick Tandin - cornet
Philipe Jacquet, Ramaldof, François Ovide - trombone
Benjamin Queroy - trumpet
Jean-Noël Rochut - tuba

Recorded May-November 1990 at Studio Acousti, Paris (10) on May, 15, 1990)

 

Michel Marre Brass Band | Mindelo

1990, Re-released by "Great Winds"(France) GW3105.AR [CD] (2001)

Michel Marre - trumpets, tuba
Jean-Charles Agou - soprano & tenor saxophone
Henri Donnadieu - tenor saxophone
Doudou Gouirand - alto saxophone
Denis Carterre - trombone
Michel Godard - bass tuba
René Nan - drums
Chango Ibarra - percussion
Pierre Peyras - bass
Georges Vallon - trumpet
plus a dozen of guest musicians (most of which are percussionists)

recording date not known

 

Un Drame Musical Instantané | Urgent Meeting

no mans land/GRRR (Germany/France) nml / GRRR 2018 [CD] 1991

Jean-Jacques Birgé - synthesizers, vocals, jaw harp, inanga, percussion
Bernard Vitet - trumpets, piano, cross-bow, flutes, reed trumpet
Francis Gorgé - synthesizers, guitar, percussion

Colette Magny - vocals
Raymond Boni - guitar
Geneviève Cabannes - double-bass
Didier Malherbe - sax, flutes
Pablo Cueco - zarb
Michèle Buirette - accordion
Youenn Le Berre - flutes
Michael Riessler - baritone sax
Laura Seaton - violin
Mary Wooten - cello
Jean Querlier - English horn, soprano sax
François Tusques - piano
Dominique Fonfréde - vocals
Michel Godard - tuba
Gérard Siracusa - bumpers
Yves Robert - trombone
Denis Colin - bass clarinet
Louis Sclavis - clarinet, bassclarinet
Vinko Globokar - trombone, alphorn

unknown recording date

 

Sylvain Kassap Group | Senecio

Evidence (France) [CD]
recorded September 1990

 

Gérard Marais Sextet | Katchinas

Theolonius (France) THE 0501 [CD] 1991

Jean-François Canape - trompet, flugelhorn
Yves Robert - trombone
Michel Godard - tuba
Gérard Marais - guitar, guitar synthesizer
HenriTexier - double basse
Jacques Mahieux - drums

recorded August 28-31, 1990 at studio 5/5 Productions at Berville (France).

 

Deschepper/Godard/Micenmacher | The Impossible Trio

Thelonius (France) THE 0101 [CD] 1991

Philippe Deschepper - guitars
Michel Godard - tuba, serpent
Youval Micenmacher - drums, zarb, percussion

recorded live March 1990 at the Grenoble Jazz Festival;
(1) and (3) recorded November 1990 in Zurich at DRS broadcasting.


Discography: 1989 - 1980
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Claude Barthélemy/Orchestre National de Jazz | Claire

Label Bleu (France)LBLC 6529 [CD]

Jean-François Canape - trumpet, fluegelhorn
Patrick Fabert - trumpet, fluegelhorn
Yves Favre - trombone
Luca Bonvini - trombone
Michel Godard - tuba
Michael Riessler - clarinets, alto saxophone
Bobby Rangell - alto saxophone, flute
Claude Barthélemy - guitars
Gérard Pansanel - guitar
Serge Lazarévitch - guitars
Mico Nissim - piano
Jean-Louis Matinier - accordion
Renaud Garcia-Fons - double-bass
Jean-Luc Ponthieux - double-bass, electric bass
Christian Lété - drums, percussion
Manuel Denizet - drums, percussion, Simmons drums

recorded December 1989, Studio Charles Cros, Maison de la Culture d'Amiens (France)

 

Louis Sclavis Septet | Chamber Music

IDA (France) IDA 022 [CD]

Louis Sclavis - clarinet, bass clarinet, soprano saxophone
Dominique Pifarely - violin
Yves Robert - trombone
Michel Godard - tuba
Philippe Deschepper - guitar
François Raulin - piano, keyboards
Bruno Chevillon - double-bass

recorded July, September 1989 at Gimmick Studio Yerres, France

 

Klaus König Orchestra | Times Of Devastation. Suite in Seven Parts

Enja Records Matthias Winckelmann (Germany) ENJ-6014 22 [2xCD] (1989)

Klaus König - conductor
Kenny Wheeler - trumpet, flugelhorn
Reiner Winterschladen - trumpet
Ray Anderson - trombone
Bruce Collings - trombone
Frank Struck - french horn
Michel Godard - tuba
Marty Ehrlich - clarinet, bass clarinet, alto saxophone
Frank Gratkowski - soprano, alto saxophone, flute, bass clarinet
Matthias Schubert - tenor saxophone, oboe
Renato Cordovani - bass clarinet
Simon Nabatov - piano
Tim Wells - double-bass
John Betsch - drums

recorded at the Stadtgarten, Cologne, June 19, 1989

 

Michel Godard | Le Chant du Serpent

La Lichère (France) La Lichère LLL 37 CD (1989)[CD]

Michel Godard - Serpent, tuba, ophicleide
Linda Bsiri - voice
Marta Contreras - voice, percussion
Catherine Dasté - voice
Armelle de Frondeville - voice
Jean-François, Prigent - voice

recorded June 5-10, 1989 at Cac de Marne, La-Vallée

 

Arban Concert Brass Ensemble | The Music of Scott Joplin & Claude Bolling

1988

Michel Godard - tuba
Thierry Caens - trumpet, piccolo, flugelhorn
Yves Favre - trombone
Eric Vernier - Cor

 

Alpha Blondy | Revolution

Pathe EMI (France) EMI 74 8655 1 [LP] resp. 74 8655 1 [CD] (1987)
Shanachie Records (USA) Shanachie 43062 [CD, LP, CS] (1989)

Alpha Blondy - voice
Aicha Kone - voice
Kamasa Seth, Jumbo - bass
Georges Kouakou, Thierry T. - keyboards
Manu Dibango - saxophone
Patrick Artero, Lionel Jouot - horns
Michel Godard - tuba
Dominic Piffarelly, Jean-Luc Pino - violin
Alen Hoist - cello
Jose Shillingford, Samuel Kone - drums
Lick - percussion
Julie Mourillon, Sam Camus, Yao Mao - rythm guitar
Christian Polloni - guitar
Ragai Tchonang, Monique, Corinne Polloni, Wiper - backing vocals

recorded 1987

 

La Bande à Badault | En vacances au soleil

Label Bleu records (F) LBLC6510

Philippe Slominski, Francois Chassagnite, Jean-Louis Pommier, Michel Godard, Bobby Rangell, Xavier Cobo, Dominique Pifarély, Lionel Benhamou, Emmanuel Bex, Andy Emler, Gerard Carocci, Marc Michel, Umberto Pagnini, Denis Badault

recorded October 1987

 

Michel Godard/Jean-Marc Padovani | Comédy

Big Noise Records/Label Hopi (France) Hopi BN 113 [LP] 1987

Michel Godard - tubas
Jean-Marc Padovani - tenor, alto and soprano saxophones
Jacques Mahieux - drums, voice
Manuel Denizet - drums
Claude Barthélemy - acoustic guitar
Bruno Chevillon - double-bass
Philippe Deschepper - guitars
Bob Stewart - tuba
Henri Texier - double-bass
Youval Micenmacher - zarb

recorded live at the Theatre Dunois, at the Quai de la Gare and at theStudio Logo,
Paris, November - Dezember 1986

 

Philippe Deschepper | Sad Novi Sad

IDA (France) IDA 008 CD [CD](1991)

Philippe Deschepper - guitars
Steve Swallow - electric bass
Jacques Mahieux dr, voc
Henri Texier - double-bass
Michel Godard - tuba
Gerard Marais - guitar
Jean-Luc Ponthieux - double-bass
Martin Fredebeul - soprano saxaphone

recorded April, 1986 at Gimmick Studio Yerres, France

 

Sylvain Kassap | Saxifrages!

Evidence (France) EV-102 [LP](1985) / EVCD 02 [CD](1986?)

Sylvain Kassap - saxophone
Yves Robert - guitar
Michel Godard - guitar
G. Bucquet - guitar
Claude Barthélémy - guitar
Bruno Chevillon
Pablo Cueco
Jacques Mahieux

 

Didier Malherbe | Fetish

Tangram 1987

Didier Malherbe - keyboards
Henri Agnel - keyboards
Francois Auboux - keyboards
Ann Ballester - keyboards
Pierre Bensusan - guitar
Emmanuel Binet - tuba
Michel Godard - tuba
Alex Grillo - guitar
Philippe Lacarricre - guitar
Mimi Lorenzini - guitar
Shyamal Maitra - percussion
Youval Micenmacher - drums
Nene - drums
Jean-Luc Ponthieux - drums
Pip Pyle - drums
Jean-Philippe Rykiel - synthesizer
Frédérique Tissot; Zabele

unknown recording dates

 

Le Concert Arban | Brass Création

Arion (France) ARN 64020 [CD] (1987)

Ensemble Concert Arban:
Jean-Paul Leroy – trumpet
Thierry Caens – trumpet
Eric Vernier – French horn
Yves Favre – trombone
Michel Godard – tuba;

Ephémère Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Dominique Rouits.

No recording details given

 

François Jeanneau | Pandemonium

Carlyne(France) CARC12 [CD]

François Chassagnite - trumpet
Denis Leloup - trombone
Jean-Jacques Justafré - french horn
Gilles Mahaut - french horn
Michel Godard - tuba
François Jeanneau - soprano and tenor saxophones
Jean-Louis Chautemps - soprano and tenor saxophones
Jacques Di Donato - soprano and tenor saxophones
Philippe Maté - alto and tenor saxophones, flute
Dominique Pifarély - violin
Marc Ducret - guitar
Philippe Macé - vibraphone, synthesizer, percussion
François Couturier - piano, synthesizer
Jean-Paul Celea - double-bass
François Laizeau - drums
Timna Brauer - voice

recorded December 1985, Dunois, France

 

Antoine Hervé's Bob 13 | Tutti

Flat And Sharp (France) PAM967 [LP] (1986)

Christian Martinez- trumpet
François Chassagnite - trumpet
Denis Leloup - trombone
Michel Godard - tuba
Bobby Rangell - alto and soprano saxophones
Jean-Pierre Solves - alto and baritone saxophones, flute
Eric Barret - tenor saxophone
Marc Ducret - guitar
Antoine Hervé - piano, synthesizer
Andy Emler - keyboards
Michel Benita - double-bass
André Ceccarelli - drums
François Verly - percussion, marimba
Michel Alibo - electric bass
Robert Thomas Jr. - hand drums

recorded live April 13, 1985, at Theatre Dunois, Paris

 

Claude Barthélémy | Real Polit!-k

Big Noise Records (France) BN 112 [LP] (1980s?)

Claude Barthélémy - guitar
Michel Godard - tuba, bass trombone
Olivier Hutman - keyboards
Sylvain Kassap - saxophone
Jean-Marc Padovani - saxophone
Jean Luc Ponthieux - doublebass
Eric Sonze - drums
M.D. - drums
Manuel Denizet - drums, tabla

recorded at Studio de l’ Hacienda Tarare (no recording date given)

 

Steckar Tubapack | Turbanisation

Alain Bouchaux, drums, steel-drums, percussion
Michel Godard - tuba, melodica
Christian Jous - tenor tuba, contra-tuba
Daniel Landréat - contra-tuba
Marc Steckar - euphonium, percussion

recorded live December 22-24, 1983 at the “Le Savoy” (Paris)

 

Steckar Tubapack | Suite À Suivre

Jam (France) Jam 0183/MS036 [LP]

Alain Bouchaux - drums
Michel Godard - tuba
Christian Jous - euphonium, tuba
Daniel Landréat - tuba
Marc Steckar - euphonium

recorded June 1981(?), October 1982

 

Steckar-Tubapack

Jam (France) Jam 0681/MS019 [LP]

Alain Bouchaux - tuba
Michel Godard - tuba
Christian Jous - tuba
Daniel Landréat - tuba
Marc Steckar - tuba

recorded May 1981

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